New Zealand Immigration

Applying for a skilled migrant visa for New Zealand is a cumbersome process. A range of steps is involved during the whole process.The New Zealand Skilled Migrant points system is designed to allow Expressions of Interest to be ranked in order so that the New Zealand Immigration authorities can make invitations to apply for residence to those migrants who can offer the most to New Zealand.


New Zealand is one of the most naturally beautiful and scenic countries in the world. It is also one of the safest and peaceful countries in the world to live in. New Zealand shares a special bond and friendly relationship with Indians. Indians are respected in NZ for their hard work, talent and rich cultural heritage.

New Zealand immigration system like a few other countries work on points based system in which factors such as your age, education, work experience, occupation, language skills, job offer etc is given a consideration.

In the points based system currently into effect, If you score 160 points and above, you will able to migrate. Your chances of migration will increase If you have either A) an employment job offer for a

  • Be under 55 years of age
  • Have a job offer in a skilled occupation (For a work permit)
  • You need to have desired skills to do a job in your chosen occupation.
  • Need to medically fit and have a good character.
  • Work to Residence
  • Study to migrate
  • Partner Visa.
  • Residence from work category
  • Refugee claim and status.
  • Skilled migrant. we have helped thousands of students and PR aspirants to get their visas to New Zealand.
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    Points are awarded for age, having family members in New Zealand, your employment, previous work experience, and qualifications. You will need to meet the minimum threshold of 100 points to be able to lodge an Expression of Interest.
  • You must be under 56 years of age; You, or you and your family, must meet all health, character and English ability requirements; and You must be able to meet a pass mark of 100 points in the Points System to register an Expression of Interest.
    Applicants under the Skilled Migrant category, including those aged 16 or over who are accompanying you to New Zealand, will need to meet these English language requirements./p> Age: Max 30 points
    10 points for close family in New Zealand.
  • 50 points: job offer
  • 50 points: working in a skilled job in New Zealand for less than 12 months
  • 60 points: working in a skilled job in New Zealand for more than 12 months.
  • 10 points: work in an identified future growth area
  • 10 points: work in an area of absolute skills shortage
  • 10 points: work in a region outside Auckland
  • 20 points if partner has a skilled job or job offer.
  • 10 points: 2 years
  • 15 points: 4 years
  • 20 points: 6 years
  • 25 points: 8 years
  • 30 points: 10 years.
  • Five points: one year
  • 10 points: two years
  • 15 points: three or more years.
  • 10 points: 2 to 5 years experience
  • 15 points: 6 or more years experience.
  • 10 points: 2 to 5 years
  • 15 points: 6 or more years.
  • 40 points: recognised level 4-6 qualification (e.g. trade qualification, diploma)
  • 50 points: recognised level 7 or 8 qualification (e.g. bachelor degree, bachelor degree with honours)
  • 60 points: recognised level 9 or 10 post-graduate qualification (masters degree, doctorate)
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    You do not need a visa to visit New Zealand if you are: A New Zealand or Australian citizen or resident A UK citizen and/or passport holder (you can stay up to six months) A citizen of a country which has a visa waiver agreement with New Zealand (you can stay up to three months). If you don’t meet the above, then you’ll need a visitor visa, which allows you to holiday in New Zealand for up to nine months. The fastest and easiest way to apply for a visitor visa is online. From 1 October 2019, visitors from visa-waiver countries must request an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) prior to coming to New Zealand. You may also have to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL). For more information on the ETA and IVL, visit Immigration New Zealand. Before travelling to New Zealand, you need to make sure your passport is valid for at least three months longer than your expected departure date. If you come from a country that needs a New Zealand visa to enter, please be sure to apply in advance.
    A general visitor visa (tourist visa) will normally allow you to stay in NZ for 3 months
  • To study in a course whose duration is less than 3 months
  • To perform in cultural events without any payment
  • To play sports without any payment
  • To undertake a business meet
  • To undergo medical treatment
  • Visit as a tourist, see friends and relatives.
  • Study (one course of up to 3 months);
  • Play sport or perform in cultural events without pay;
  • Visit as a tourist, see friends and relatives;
  • Study (one course of up to 3 months);
  • Undertake a business trip; or
  • Undertake medical treatment.
  • Have a passport with a validity of at least three(3) months
  • Show a genuine purpose of visit
  • Prove that you are visiting only for a temporary visit and will be returning to your home country after your stay is over.
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